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?iewrkz dexter filkins of the "new yorker," and john burbs of the "new york times." >>ke the numbers killed, iraqis, americans, very high numbers of wounded, the gicantic cost that weighs on me, and i'm not an american, every time i come tot the united states and think what $1 trillion or $two trillion could have done to alleviateve poverty, improve roadses improve hospitals in the united states. the conclusion i have come to, there was much about the american effort in iraq that i admired, wasam that it was missn impossible from the start. >> let's go back tom syria. here we have a humanitarian catastrophe. 70,000 dead,un, which is probably a low figure at this point. and we are largely sitting it out. we're largely watching from the sooipped linees.wa as this happens, and as the longer this war goes on, the bad effects of is that war are going to spread into jord, into iraq, as we've already seen, anv into lebanon, and we're justan watching. and i think we're just watching because of iraq.e we look at syria, and we see iraq. >> there is a quotation from ambassador crocker one of ou
set the tone for a humbler, simpler church at his inaugural mass. jeffrey browtalks to john allen in rome. >> me where againing now the focus shifts from style to substance and the question becomes how is this new tone going to be translated into the hard work of actually governing the church? there, of course, the challenges are considerably more steep >> ifill: we continue our series of stories about the middle east, margaret warner reports on the divide among the two leading palestinian factions, and its impact on the quest for peace. . >> it is really a divide over power. who's goi toontl what and what's going to be in a stronger position to win the palestinian people and who's going to have the narrative on its side? >> woodruff: and we examine a dramatic shift in public opinion with a majority of americans supporting same sex marriage. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated the idethaall
agree to tax hikes and jepd speaker john boehner said the house's answer to that is no. >> the president got his tax heights on january 1st. the talk about raising revenue is over. it's time to deal with the spending problem. >> the two chambers have a way of talking about their differences, not with president obama but on each other. work on the contrasting house and senate plans continue this week. for "nightly business report" i'm john harwood on capital hill. >> i asked when we spoke recently but began by getting him to rate the u.s. economy on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being very strong. >> i think it's trying to be a 6 but the government, in generally, the government doing the wrong thing might be pulling it back to a 4. we're definitely off the bottom and economy is trying to recover. . are you concerned? i spoke with form early fed chairman alan greenspan. he said with respect to the sequestered, rising asset prices both in stocks and housing may in part overset the otherwise dill tear just effects of the federal spending cuts. are you in that camp at all? >> not especially. the
would argue that's one of the many reasons that we're stuck. >> rose: okay. john kerry is the new secretary of state. cares about the middle east? interested. has been as chairman of the foreign relations committee. has many contacts in the region, many trips in the region, its unlikely he would appoint an envoy. he wants to do it himself i would assume. does that make a difference? >> it seems to be the case. it's the secretary of state, he has a certain gravitas. but ultimately you're going to have to have a president who is committed to this issue and i'm not convinced that president obama see this is other as a loser issue for him at this point. >> rose: so finally, aaron, when they come back you don't think we'll have a greater understanding between the two leaders? >> i think you will. and particularly i think on iran. i think netanyahu will continue to give the president the time and space he needs on the israeli/palestinian thing. i don't know, charlie. i really think that this is a tough one and with all due respect to secretary kerry, i wish him well but barack obama is
. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. majofundinis provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. and by reva and david logan, committed to investigative journalism as the guardian of the public interest. additional funding is provided by the park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of critical issues. and by tfrontline journalism fund, supporting investigative reporting and enterprise journalism. >> narrator: guardian reporter ghaith abdul-ahad's journey into syria began five weeks ago on a supply route the rebels use to bring weapons from neighboring turkey. >> this is all liberated territory at the moment. >> narrator: the rebels are fighting to overthrow president bashar al-assad. every night the supply route is attacked by his regime's aircraft and helicopters. >> as we're driving, we see another car is coming our way. people crossing back into turkey, refugees. >> narrator: ghaith was on his way to meet up with the rebels who were fighting in syria's biggest city and commerc
and intelligence allies in the region not speaking has been a huge, huge problem. so, the president-- john kerry, when he went to archg raon his maten trip as secretary of state, talkedded to erdjuan, and the president when he got here at his very first meeting with netanyahied with brought it up, and has been working it we're told each time they met. so it was set up that they went to the airport. they had a trailer set up, and netanyahi and obama went in and the call was made. and we were all wondering-- it took something like half an hour. and we wondered why so long, why was the president there, why did he get on the phone. what we're told is both netanyahu and erdjuan required the president to be there, for each one that gave that leader cover to do this sort of forced public. erdogan could say president obama has explained that it's very, very important for to us at least cooperate on security intelligence. i need to do this for my friend barack obama, and netanyahu could make the same case for the people criticizing him at home for apologizing to erdogan. >> you mentioned syria. when the
, professord currently. institute of director, ten years and currently. church of st. john the evangelist. 18 years and currently. author over 30 wook including the acclaimed rabbi jesus and rabbi paul and the brand new mary magdalene, a biography. hobby. squash, astronee, theater. the reverend dr. bruce david chillson. >> reverend dr. chilton, this is your portrait here that you have chosen for the cover of your book. >>> you have the woman as described in had conversation between us. there is also this picture of st. mary magdalene by the artist 1533 in venice. that i believe is described in your book as the portrait in which mary wipes the feet of jesus -- wipes the body of jesus or was it the feet at the tomb? was it when he was living or dead? >> when he was alive, wiped the feet of jesus. >> she anointed him. tell us about that? >> there are two scene in the gospels in which this physical contact with jesus is described. one is with a sinful woman, not mary, who wipes jesus' feet with her hair. the other is mary magdalene in my reading in which she totally covers jesus with ointment sta
-- most parties gloss over. most parties blame the defeat on their own candidate. john mccain was the grumpy old man candidate -- that is why he lost. al gore was a stiff. that is why the democrats lost. it is an easy explanation. they are confronting something very real. they deserve great credit. it is difficult and painful. most technological advances do not come out of the party apparatus. ey come out as howard dean had social networking, and barack obama took that to different levels in 2012. >> rand paul had a speech on immigration that even marco rubio praised. >> rand paul is, to me, representing what republicans ought to be doing, and not what priebus is talking about. paul called the harvard university business school and asked for an opportunity to talk to the students about the future of the republican party and the african-american community on april 10. he is not waiting to get the nomination and then put together the outreach programs. he is doing it now. he is doing this on a number of fronts. this is what the republican party has to do. not just worry about th
: secretary of state john kerry met with afghan president hamid karzai today, and said the two nations are "on the same page" about making peace with the taliban. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the newshour tonight, we assess the challenges ahead for kerry and the u.s., winding down the war in afghanistan and dealing with tensions in iraq, syria, and the middle east. >> ifill: then, we update the movement on immigration reform, as president obama uses a citizenship ceremony to prod congress to send him a bill.
john boehner remained skeptical. >> the budget that senate democrats are considering never balances, ever. that means more debt, fewer jobs and, frankly, much higher taxes from the american people. >> sreenivasan: the negotiations over these competing party visions for governing will begin in earnest when president obama submits his spending blueprint on april 8. with their work done, house members leave town today for a two week recess. while senators will remain in a marathon session until a vote on their own plan to fund the government. judy woodruff takes it from there. >> woodruff: for what's happening behind-the-scenes, we turn to todd zwillich, washington correspondent for "the takeaway" on public radio international. welcome back to the newshour. >> good to be with you, judy. >> woodruff: first this vote to ep the government funded by the end of the fiscal year, both the house and senate passed this. does this mean democrats and republicans finally see eye to eye on something? >> well, it means that they see eye to eye on not hang another showdown right now. both sides have
in the u.n. or the international criminal court. >> we'll see whacomes out. and then john kerry is going to follow up on this. but i suspect that from the way that the wording is coming out there may be a softening of positions on both sides on this in terms of settlement. a restraining settlement activity. >> rose: and palestinian initiatives in the u.n.. >> right. >> rose: okay. the last one is empower secretary of state kerry. >> he hasn't done that yet. he really needs to do it because he's given this speech which has raised expectations sky-high about what the united states is going to do in the peace process. and if he doesn't back kerry up, because kerry is the one that is going to be doing it, kerry won't be able to succeed. >> my guess is knowing secretary kerry and knowing secretary clinton, that secretary kerry will give this because he passionately is interested in this more tension, individually on his own, than secretary clinton. >> he says it that the time, sorry, that the time for middlest envoy is over. >> he is a secretary that is widely prceived as being verylose to th
? it cost them billions. >> i simply do not know where the money is. >> ms global, the firm john corazine led into bankruptcy settled the bank amid criticism it withheld emergency cash as the brokerage teetered on the edge of collapse. >>> if that wasn't enough, the bank has also come under fire for assisting harmful payday lenders. sometimes charging interest rates upwards of 500%. also, foreclosing on homes of members of the military while on active duty. pay slashed in half in january and the bank disclosed 17,000 layoffs in february. the flood gate of bad news first opened last year when jp morgan's european arms made a giant trade on the global economy. dubbed the london whale for its sheer size, it cost the bank $6 billion. >> the rules need to be revamped. >> grilled over that very trade last week on capital hill, senator carl leaven took executives and the bank's regulators to go awry. >> the occ has issued a cease and desist order. but i believe you and your colleagues have a challenge to get america's biggest bank back on the straight and narrow. >> for now, jp morgan is taking
in a western state where many people like their guns. governor john hickenlooper signed into law a series of measures requiring new background checks for private and online gun sales. the law also limits ammunition magazines to 15 rounds. but it was a bittersweet moment as well. before that ceremony, hickenlooper remembered his friend and the state's head of corrections, tom clements, who was shot and killed at his home yesterday evening. there are no known suspects. >> tom clements dedicated his life to being a public servant, to making our state better, to making the world a better place; and he is going to be deeply, deeply missed. >> woodruff: the passage of the new law comes eight months after the mass shooting in an aurora colorado movie theater. and it's the latest example of a larger battle playing out in state legislatures around the country. more than 3,000 pieces of gun- related legislation are being considered in statehouse but even as momentum picks up in some states, a similar push on capitol hill has slowed. yesterday, senate majority leader harry reid acknowledged one bill
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